Tau Bate Honored with 2022 Dougherty Award

Martin, pictured on right. Photo courtesy of University of Tennessee During the University of Tennessee Tickle College of Engineering spring faculty and staff awards dinner, Professor Emeritus H. Lee Martin, TN A ’78, Ph.D., P.E., was recognized by the college with the highest honor an alumnus can receive, the Nathan W. Dougherty Award. Martin obtainedContinue reading “Tau Bate Honored with 2022 Dougherty Award”

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“Worthwhile Change Takes Time” – Tau Bate, Single Mother of Three Shares in her 2022 Commencement Address

There is no denying that obtaining a degree can be a long and arduous journey regardless of one’s situation in life. With engineering curriculum being one of the most difficult to succeed in, it can be especially challenging if you are a nontraditional student with a family to support and responsibilities outside of maintaining yourContinue reading ““Worthwhile Change Takes Time” – Tau Bate, Single Mother of Three Shares in her 2022 Commencement Address”

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Two Tau Bates Among Appointees to Presidential Board of Advisors on HBCUs

On March 31, 2022, President Biden announced his intent to appoint a group of qualified and diverse leaders to the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The board will advance the goal of the HBCU initiative, which was established by the Carter Administration. The initiative is a dedicated policymaking effortContinue reading “Two Tau Bates Among Appointees to Presidential Board of Advisors on HBCUs”

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Part Two: Tau Bate Grads Receive Accolades and Awards

Jeremy Capuder, NY Xi ’21 Jeremy Capuder was the undergraduate valedictorian for the class of 2021 at Manhattan College. A civil engineering major from Albertson, N.Y., Capuder is a member of the Tau Beta Pi, Epsilon Sigma Pi and Chi Epsilon honor societies. He received the Manhattan College Presidential Scholarship, and scholarships from ACEC New York andContinue reading “Part Two: Tau Bate Grads Receive Accolades and Awards”

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Tau Beta Pi: Mid-year review

It would be an understatement to say that we’ve packed a lot into the first 6 months of this year. As we prepare for the second half of 2020, let’s review the first half and what Tau Beta Pi members accomplished. (You will find additional information and links highlighted by a different color.) January 2020Continue reading “Tau Beta Pi: Mid-year review”

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Tau Bates’ Success Across the Country and Into Space

Read the TBP Blog for news on:Top 2020 GraduatesSpaceX SuccessOffice Remodel Tau Bates Earn Top Student Honors Shelley M. Edwards, TN Gamma ’20, has been named the recipient of the 2020 Derryberry Award, the highest student honor from Tennessee Tech University. Edwards recently earned a degree in chemical engineering with a concentration in biomolecular engineering.Continue reading “Tau Bates’ Success Across the Country and Into Space”

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HQ To Reopen; Video of Tips for Remote Work; Job Board

HQ To Reopen: Phased Reopening Plan Begins May 11 Tau Beta Pi headquarters is scheduled for a phased reopening beginning May 11. Since March 24, TBP staff has worked remotely in answer to state and local government guidelines. However, with the state of Tennessee guidelines ending on April 28, a new plan for phased reopeningContinue reading “HQ To Reopen; Video of Tips for Remote Work; Job Board”

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COVID-19 Video Requests, National Volunteer Week Special Posts on Social Media

Share with us a slice of your COVID-19 journey with a “Pi Bite” During the COVID-19 Pandemic many of us are finding new and inventive ways to work, stay in touch, and to contribute to our community. Watch the video and learn how you can send us your positive short videos and pictures on COVID-19Continue reading “COVID-19 Video Requests, National Volunteer Week Special Posts on Social Media”

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NY Omicron Celebrates 50th, Pi Day Pics, Marconi Society, COVID-19 Announcement

NY Omicron Celebrating 50th Anniversary; Planned April Event Stony Brook University announced, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, that they planned to host the 50th Anniversary party for New York Omicron chapter of Tau Beta Pi in April. However, as a precautionary measure, they have postponed the event to next semester. Updates will be forthcoming. PiContinue reading “NY Omicron Celebrates 50th, Pi Day Pics, Marconi Society, COVID-19 Announcement”

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Former General Electric CEO Dies; Engineers Tapped to Lead Universities; Energy Security Advocate; & Jobs

John Francis (Jack) Welch Jr., Ph.D., Massachusetts Zeta ’57, has died at the age of 84. He was a railroad conductor’s son who became chairman and CEO of General Electric and led it for two decades, growing its market value from $12 billion to $410 billion. Welch earned a BS in chemical engineering from UniversityContinue reading “Former General Electric CEO Dies; Engineers Tapped to Lead Universities; Energy Security Advocate; & Jobs”

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